Building Construction

The Building Construction program teaches students a broad range of entry-level skills. The program includes the fundamentals of carpentry, finish carpentry, roofing, dry-wall, flooring, painting, siding, electrical, plumbing, cement, masonry, and blueprint reading. Students are trained to maintain, repair, construct, and remodel buildings and homes. During the course of the program, students will participate in on-site and off-site experiences. In addition, students may receive up to six industry-related certifications.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
  • Carpenter
  • Electrician
  • Drywall Installer
  • Plumber
  • Roofer
  • Union/Non-Union Apprenticeship
  • Operating Engineer
  • Iron Worker
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Construction Craft Laborer
  • Maintenance Worker – schools, industry, hospitals, etc
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WITH FURTHER
EDUCATION
  • Professional Builder
  • Construction Foreperson
  • Construction Superintendent
  • Construction Manager
  • Estimator
  • Building Inspector
  • Building/Project Manager

*Average Salary Range: $28,000- $126,000

*Based on skill level, education and experience

I took a chance on something I didn’t know much about and ended up finding something I really enjoy.

Zoe Haggerty, RG Drage/ Tuslaw High School Graduate- Electrical Apprentice

Program Instructor: Brad Richardson Email: brad.richardson@rgdrage.org
Industry Credentials: Renovation/Repair/Painting License, OSHA 10 hour, CPR First AID/AED, CITF Career Connection Level 1,2, and 3
Course Credits: 3 Credits Per Year
Student Organization: SkillsUSA
College Partners: Stark State, University of Akron, Kent State University, Hocking College

R. G. Drage will be closed from Nov. 23 thru Nov. 28. Classes will resume Nov. 29th.

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